The Balsillie Papers provides clear, concise, peer-reviewed articles about today’s most complex issues in global governance and international affairs.

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Strategic Procrastination:
Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy

Randolph Mank

What is written on paper is of far less value than our actions and the tangible assets we bring to the global table. It often takes a crisis to generate real action.

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How Electricity Can Break the Russian Gas Supply Stranglehold on the EU

Jatin Nathwani and Burak Guler
The Russia-Ukraine war raises the question: what should the EU do with its energy infrastructure and fossil-fuels? We argue against massive investments in additional natural gas infrastructure for increasing supply

Age of Disruption: How Ecological Breakdown Could Alter Globalization

While debates about the true impact of globalization on the global environment continue, some scholars have come to ask about the inverse relationship: How might ecological breakdown influence globalization?

COVID-19: Where we’ve been, where we’re going

Stephanie DeWitte-Orr & Alan Whiteside This paper offers a brief history of viral pandemics and the science of the COVID-19 virus. After reviewing COVID-19’s economic, social, psychological and political impacts, we touch on the implications for health care. Finally, we look at the need for a global, integrated approach that requires new multi-disciplinary thinking, and what this means for policy makers.
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